Hebrew - English Dictionary

H7967 - Shallum

Strong's No.:H7967




Word Origin:The same as H7966

Bible Usage:Shallum.

Part of Speech:Proper Name Masculine


{Shallum} the name of fourteen Israelites

Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

Shallum = "retribution"

1. son of Jabesh, conspirator and slayer of king Zachariah of the northern kingdom of Israel ending the dynasty of Jehu; assumed the throne and became the 15th king of the northern kingdom; reigned for one month and was killed by Menahem

2. the 3rd son of king Josiah of Judah and subsequent king of Judah; reigned for 3 months before he was taken captive to Egypt where he was placed in chains and later died

a. also 'Jehoahaz'

3. husband of Huldah the prophetess in the reign of king Josiah of Judah. Maybe the same as 4

4. uncle of Jeremiah the prophet. Maybe the same as 3

5. a Simeonite, son of Shaul and grandson of Simeon

6. a Judaite, son of Sisamai and father of Jekamiah in the family of Jerahmeel

7. an Ephraimite, father of Jehizkiah

8. a son of Naphtali

9. a Korahite Levite, chief of a family of gatekeepers for the east gate of the temple

a. maybe same as 13

10. son of Halohesh and ruler of a district of Jerusalem; also repairer of the wall of Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah

11. a priest, of the family of Eleazar, son of Zadok and father of Hilkiah in the family line of Ezra

12. a Korahite Levite, son of Kore, father of Maaseiah, and in charge of the work of the service. Maybe same as 9

13. a Levite gatekeeper who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra

14. a Levite and descendant of Bani who had a foreign wife in the time of Ezra

Bible References:

Shallum ( 27 )


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.